Monthly Archives: October 2015

Pure and Whole


Another visit to Pure and Whole and another satisfying lunch.

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Baker and Spice


I had a very nice breakfast at Baker and Spice this morning. The big spread hit the spot to start the day.

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Tsuru-koshi


After a few errands, I got a quick lunch at Tsuru-koshi before my karate class. The tonkatsu was yummy as usual.

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Simply Thai


After getting out from a lecture at NYU, we grabbed lunch at Simply Thai. The green curry was nice and the coconut drink hit the spot too.

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I want to fly


This is one pig that probably won’t fly.

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Element Fresh


I had a visitor in town and we needed a quick lunch before hitting the airport. Element Fresh had some new items on the menu. I got the cobb salad with Australian beef which was excellent.

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Pure and Whole


Another day of convention caused me to go for a lunch at a less crowded option. Pure and Whole hit the spot. The sweet potatos and vegetable paella were nice.

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Akasakatei


There was a convention in town. We found a table at Akasakatei. The bibimbap was a safe choice for me.

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French cup


One of my team mates came back from France and gave me a nice cup as a gift.

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California Pizza


We had a quick lunch at California Pizza. The seafood pizza and grill vegetable were nice.

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Skylark Diner


I pass by Skylark Diner often and never had a chance to try it out. We gave it a shot. The service is good and decorated nicely. I would call it an upscale diner.

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Rutgers Day


As a part of having Andrew getting familiar with the Rutgers campus, I took him to a parent and family weekend. We went to the open house for Asian American Cultural Center. It was no shock that the event was … Continue reading

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America’s Dog


On my stop over in Chicago, I tried the Italian meat. Not as good as a philly cheese steak. Maybe I should have done the hot dog which seems to be their specialty.

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California Pizza


The Spicy Chipotle Chicken pizza with chili flakes had a nice kick and very tasty.

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Sushiden


On a compressed schedule, I squeezed in a vendor lunch at Sushiden in midtown. The spider roll and dark miso soup were nice.

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natsumi


Natsumi is a favorite for me. The noodle soup and the sushi are nicely done.

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Old Man Rafferty


We went back to an old favorite. The steam carrot and thick cut pork chop hit the spot.

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Winberies


After checking out the area for potential karate schools, we stopped at Winberies in Summit to grab a bite. The mussels and fries were nice.

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Quality Meats


It was my first visit to Quality Meats in mid-town. I give it a thumbs up. The lunch specials are great. From the shrimp cocktail appetizer, to the wild salmon, to the side of corn and waffle fries, it was … Continue reading

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Chai Thai Kitchen


I caught up with some former colleagues at Chai Thai Kitchen. The peanut dumplings were nice and the curry chicken with noodles was good also.

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Ajisai


It was a nice day for a walk over to ninth ave. Ajisai is a bit nondescript from the outside, but we had some good recommendation to try it out. The sushi and presentation were quite nice. I especially liked … Continue reading

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K Rico South American Steakhouse


This was our first visit to K Rico in Hell’s Kitchen. The service was good and the outdoor patio was great on a sunny day. The pork sliders and open face steak sandwich were excellent.

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Iroha


Iroha is a safe bet for a work lunch. The service is fast and the food is decent.

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Rockefeller Center


Rockefeller Center is having a fire saftey day. A number of firefighters are on hand. I also saw the new unveiled renovations of St Patrick Cathedral.

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E & E Grill House


We had a nice lunch at E & E Grill House. The Candied BLT was crisp and tasty. It is good to be back in New York.

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